Top Economic News

 

Hurricane Florence to batter US data but harm to economy likely small...maybe.
Be careful connecting Hurricane Florence and climate change.
The ECB is said to be lowering euro area growth.
Euro-zone industrial output fell in Germany and Italy.
UK PM May said their position changes on divorce payment if there is no Brexit deal.
China's funding to the economy is on the rise.
OPEC see oil supply rising but demand a touch lower.
Putin says Russia knows the real identity of the men accused by UK in poisoning.
Russia begins military exercise with China.
 

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US small business optimism at a record high.
The trade war will likely cost China 700k jobs.
China reportedly is set to ask the WTO for permission to impose sanctions.
Russia and China are considering investments worth more than 100 billion.
China will participate in Russian war games.
Trump is talking about meeting with the North Korean leader for the second time.
Shippers are worried about the new low sulfur fuel.
Oil sands are not dead yet.

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Japan's Abe pledges to defend free trade after Trump renewed pressure to sign a bi-lateral trade agreement.
China"s trade outlook darkens.
China gives high priority to property taxes.
China will make a large transformation over the next 3 years.
Some see a bottom in Chinese stocks in October or November.
The UK economy posted the fastest growth in almost a year.
Italy see Russia as a cyber threat and a trading partner.
The Europeans don't want the US to see the tech tax as an attack.
May's Brexit plan is opposed by 80 rebels.

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What economists are saying about the unemployment number.
The global trade slowdown has begun.
How China went from business opportunity to enemy.
The Brazilian Presidential front runner was stabbed at a rally.
Manufacturing needs skilled labor.
Argentina looking for the IMF to accelerate the bailout.

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NAFTA talks make progress?
What will trigger a bear market?
Difficult landscape for the Fed to navigate.
Harvard's foreign farmlan investment mess.
China will play a waiting game.
China is upset the British ship HMS Albion exercised its freedom of naivation through the South China Sea.
Jeff Sessions eyeballing Silicon Valley.
German Factory Orders slowed in July. ​

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Sonny Perdue will take the aid but wants trade.
US/Canada trade talks go on.
​Pending home sales fall for the 7th straight month.
Emerging markets continue to show signs of weakness.
All EU governments must submit their programs and targets to the EU by Oct. 15.
May says she is still working towards an October Brexit deal deadline.
Russia resumes bombing in the idlib region of Syria.
US Secretary of State Pompeo met with Pakistan's PM Khan to "reset" ties.
​​North and South Korea will meet for a third inter-Korean summit later this month.
 

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Two sticking points on the trade talks with Canada are Dairy and Chapter 19.
The mid-terms could make a trade deal harder.
Will Republicans bring forward tax cut 2.0?
Anadarko Petroleum evacuated and shut production at two oil platforms in the Gulf.
Euro area inflation unexpectedly slowed.
UK Construction growth showed slowing in August.
Argentinia announce emergency measures on Monday in an attempt to stabilize their currency.
Iran will exert every effort to keep selling oil despite looming sanctions.
Europe should stop storing oil and store more natural gas.
Trump warns Syria not to recklessly attack the idlib province.

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Indexing capital gains to inflation.
What the "experts" say.
All bets are off on the Argentinian Peso.
Turkey raises taxes on dollar deposits.
Trump says EU offer on auto tariffs is not good enough.
China needs to compromise now.
China cuts taxes.
Boeing wins a contract worth $800m to make drone refueling tankers.
Iran moving ballistic missile into Iraq.
Japan's military wants to increase spending next year for major upgrades in defense.
Italy could exceed the EU budget ceiling next year if needed.

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Nafta talks continue and anecdotal reports are good.
Your brain on NAFTA.
Main sticking point is dairy?
The US offers targeted relief on steel and aluminum tariffs.
Maimi's other water problem.
Argentina asks the IMF to speed up doling out cash.
The US and China want to regulate big tech.
The US/Mexican border has become a banking desert.
Venezuela's neighbors join to contain the crushing flow of refugees.
UK warns EU faces a choice of May's BREXIT plan or no deal.​
 

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French President announces a new push for EU defense.
US/Mexico poised to reach a NAFTA deal.
US/China trade talks going nowhere.
Tesla should higher Alan Mulally.
China Yuan currency tweat is trade war neutral.
Iran says it has full control of the Gulf ans straight of Hormuz.
Iran takes the US to the World Court.
Turkey meets with France today.

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